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Cargotecture. Alchemy - Home of the weeHouse - weeHouse. Logical Homes. Welcome to Logical Homes Fifty years ago it was assumed that by now we would all be living in space stations high above the earth.

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Yet the future didn't quite work out that way. Most of us live on terra firma in homes that (in the rich western world) are built pretty much the same way as those constructed fifty years ago: by people standing out in the sun hammering wood together. At Logical Homes we strive to design homes that are appropriate for the era we live in. We challenge traditional notions of what a house looks like, how it is built, what it is made of and how it performs. We believe that the options available to progressive homebuyers are limited and we have chosen to do something about it.

LOT-EK. Architecture and hygiene - home. HAWAII HOUSE KITS. House kits are a popular way to build houses in Hawaii as they solve many of the construction issues unique to Hawaii.

HAWAII HOUSE KITS

One of the problems when building a house in Hawaii is that key structural components and hardware shipped in from the mainland are hard to replace if they get broken or were missing from the primary shipping container. We met an owner builder who had a house kit shipped from Seattle in a Matson box. He calculated that it would save him $8000 over a kit bought in Hawaii. During construction, a key roof truss was damaged. The house construction was delayed 6 weeks while a replacement component was trucked from a lumber mill in Seattle, put into a container (all by itself), then shipped to Hawaii. Another challenge of building in Hawaii is getting skilled construction workers. Security is a serious issue when building a house in Hawaii as theft of construction materials is very common.

If you decide to build, then finding a great contractor is critical. Hawaii home+REMODELING: A Whole New Plan. What if you could own a home designed by a reputable architect, using quality materials, overseen every step of the way by a skilled architecture or design/build firm — all at a great value and in a short time-frame?

hawaii home+REMODELING: A Whole New Plan

It’s not the stuff of dreams. Thanks to a few innovative companies in Hawaii, this scenario has become a reality. These four design/build and architecture firms have been working for years to find ways to increase the quality of Hawaii’s homes through design, construction and material choices, while controlling the cost of building. Their solutions: Predesigned homes with efficient construction plans and great finish packages, available in Hawaii today. Check out what each program has to offer. Karl Mench, owner of design/build firm Concept 2 Completion, calls his newest program, C2C Homes, “a new delivery system for homebuilding.”

How it Works: Potential homeowners visit c2c-homes.com and browse the gallery of predesigned home plans (see examples, this page and next). Michelle Kaufmann Studio. Marmol Radziner Prefab : Sanctuary Delivered. Rocio Romero, modern design and prefab architecture. PieceHomes: modular modern homes by Davis Studio Architecture + Design. Startsida - minihus, friggebod, dansk design, add a room. Cabin Fever - Prefab Cabins created using prefabricated (prefab) kits utilizing panelized wall sections. Prefab is Not the Answer to Affordable, Modern, and Green Homes. This article was authored by guest Chad Ludeman of Postgreen Homes.

Prefab is Not the Answer to Affordable, Modern, and Green Homes

Prefab homes seem to be showing up more and more in the media these days, especially with two large exhibits in Philadelphia showcasing their history this year. Like many, I hoped that prefab would be the answer to bringing modern architecture to the masses in the US and beyond. I thought that finally, modern home design would be attainable by those of us who aren’t pulling in lofty six figure incomes. That was until I conducted extensive research into the possibility of starting a development company in Philadelphia using only prefab homes. Don’t get me wrong, I love prefab and many of the firms out there with cutting edge designs in the prefab realm. Below we will look at this issue from two points of view. Prefab’s Claims to Greatness There are a variety of claims made by prefab proponents to support the idea that this method of home delivery is the best way to provide modern architecture to the masses.

Modular Homes - Featured Designers at Prefabs.com. The R1 Residential by Grace Street. The r1 Residential: 2,000ish sq. ft., 2 bedroom, 2 story green, modern house.

The R1 Residential by Grace Street

Click here to view the first floor and second floor pdfs. Click here to see dimensions and layout of the R1 Residential with The R1 addition. Click here to see dimensions and layout of The R1 Residential with The R1 garage. Statement: We want a green, modern, gorgeous, affordable house. I approached 3 North to work on The R1 Residential as they specialize in small spaces. Let's talk about this two story design. Check out the partitions in the dining area. The R1 Residential also has NEW ADD ONs... 1st floor: 1196 s.f. 2nd floor: 832 s.f. So what DO you get? Each SIPs house kit is fabricated by the plant closest to you geographically. The Wall and Roof Packages are SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels) which provides great insulation.

Note: If you need higher R-values, we can adjust our panels accordingly: Prefab. Custom Prefab Green Homes │ mkDesigns. 3-4 bedrooms + additional pods3 baths1 level56' x 54'starting at $635,000optional pod $155,000+ 2-3 bedrooms2-2.5 baths1 level57' x 39' - 6"starting at $350,000 3 bedrooms2 baths1 level60' x 36' | 71' x 40'starting at $465,000+

Custom Prefab Green Homes │ mkDesigns

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